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How To Identify Conjunctions

The word is probably a conjunction if it is a connector between words, phrases or clauses. Like prepositions, there are only a limited number of conjunctions in English. Common examples are: and, but, or, yet, for, so, because, since, as, when, while, after, before, that, whether, if etc. Raju and Radha...

Correlative Conjunctions

Some conjunctions are used in pairs. They are called correlative conjunctions. Most of these are of the coordinating type. Either … or You must either follow my instructions or resign. He is either a fool or a madman. Either you or he will have to go. Either you...

Coordinating Conjunctions

Conjunctions can be divided into two broad classes – coordinating and subordinating. Coordinating conjunctions join pairs of clauses that are grammatically independent of each other. Examples are: and, but, for, or, yet, so, nor, also, either…or, neither…nor etc. Birds fly and fish swim....

Conjunctions And Relative Pronouns

ESL students often have problems in using English conjunctions correctly. One conjunction for two clauses One conjunction is enough to join two clauses – we do not normally use two. Though he is poor, he...

Common Errors With Conjunctions

A conjunction is merely a connecting word. It has no other function in the sentence. In most languages of European origin, clauses are joined together by conjunctions in similar ways. However, students who speak non-European-type languages often experience some...

Correct Use Of Some Conjunctions

We will learn about the correct use of some common conjunctions in this lesson. As As is a conjunction. We use it before a clause, and before an expression beginning with a preposition. He did as he was...

Common Mistakes In The Use Of Conjunctions

Error 1 (Incorrect): Though he is fat, still he runs fast. (Correct): Though he is fat, he runs fast. (Incorrect): As he is fast, so he can’t run fast. (Correct): As he is fast, he can’t run fast....

The Conjunctions And, Or, But

The most common coordinating conjunctions are and, but and or. It might be helpful to explore the uses of these tiny conjunctions. And And has several uses. 1) To suggest that one idea is chronologically sequential to another: I...

What Are Conjunctions?

Conjunctions are words that join other words or clauses together. God made the country and man made the town. He was poor but he was honest. She must weep or she will die. John and Mary got married. Conjunctions not only join clauses together; they also...

Conjunctions Exercise

Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunctions. You can learn about conjunctions here. Conjunctions worksheet for class 7 ………………….. she was angry, she said nothing. (As / So / And) He was sad ……………………....